Arthur & George by Stuart Orme

“Who do you think you are, Sherlock Holmes?” As Arthur and his loyal assistant Woodie investigate the sinister case of animal “rippings” that sent an innocent man to prison, people Read more...

Posted by on March 27, 2017

Sofia Martinez: Abuela’s Birthday by Jacqueline Jules

Abuela’s (Grandma’s) birthday is coming up and Sofia wants to make her a nice surprise for her big day: a piñata! With the help of her cousins, Sofia’s progress on Read more...

Posted by on March 23, 2017

The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

When I found my husband at the bottom of the stairs, I tried to resuscitate him before I ever considered disposing of the body…I pretended to be weighing my options. Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2017

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Dark matter is a fast-paced scifi thriller that riffs on the idea of multiple universes, exploring the unknown territory of choices not made and roads not taken. In this world, Read more...

Posted by on March 20, 2017

How To Build A Museum by Tonya Bolden

How To Build A Museum is a timely story of the creation, formation, and inner workings of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). A group of black civil war veterans first dreamed of a national museum celebrating the African American experience, and 100 years later Bolden shows how this dream became a reality. This title showcases fascinating architectural details alongside a brief but vigorous overview of this essential Read more...

Posted by on March 18, 2017

Dishonored 2 by Bethesda

In the first Dishonored the queen is assassinated and her heir princess Emily is kidnapped. It is up to her right hand man Corvo a cunning and stealthy fighter to rescue Read more...

Posted by on March 12, 2017

Shadowed Souls by Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes

The world is not black and white, rather it is a multitude of shades of gray. Heroes can often be found in surprising places, defying our expectations of what is good and what is bad in this world. In the worlds of the stories located in Shadowed Souls you will encounter heroes that rise from prejudice and extraordinary circumstances to overcome monstrous opposition. In “Cold Case”, a story from the Read more...

Posted by on March 11, 2017

Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers

Babies come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Still, they share so many traits. Each two page spread in this book begins with “every day, everywhere” and then shows with Read more...

Posted by on March 2, 2017

A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

“Cats don’t cry,” Cat tells herself constantly. The oracle is done with crying. She’s escaped a terrible life and has started a new one in the circus. War is brewing, territories Read more...

Posted by on February 15, 2017

The 24-Hour Wine Expert by Jancis Robinson

From the title, it seems hard to believe that this slim volume can impart enough wine sense to place you as a “wine expert” in such a short time frame! But as you begin to read, you realize that Jancis Robinson is a leading figure in the world of wine, who provides advice for the cellar belonging to Queen Elizabeth. Her knowledge that earned her the title of Master of Wine Read more...

Posted by on February 14, 2017

The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks

Though it is not for the faint of heart, [this story] is for readers who enjoy twisted characters, heaping spoonfuls of symbolism, and self reflection.

Posted by on February 9, 2017

Secrets of the Apple Tree by Carron Brown

In Secrets of the Apple Tree, written by Carron Brown and illustrated by Alyssa Nassner, the reader is invited to exercise their power of observation to discover the wonders hidden Read more...

Posted by on February 2, 2017

The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

Wedding science fiction with literary fiction in a post-WWI setting, The Arrival of Missives is a unique and enjoyable coming of age story. Shirley Fearn is seventeen and has it Read more...

Posted by on January 25, 2017

Replica by Lauren Oliver

Perspective is everything in Lauren Oliver's new dystopian novel, where there are two sides to the story--literally. The book is written from two perspectives, and in the format of a Read more...

Posted by on January 19, 2017

The Flash: Season 2 by Greg Berlanti

***There are spoilers for the end of Flash Season 1 ahead*** The singularity that opened when Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash, was defeated, has been closed. It came at a Read more...

Posted by on January 17, 2017